Stephen Daisley Stephen Daisley

We shouldn’t accept the Channel crossings

Even if Tories do

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Yesterday, 1,295 people arrived in the UK by crossing the Channel in small boats. That is the highest daily total since current records began being kept in 2018. More than 6,000 people entered the country this way in the first three weeks of August and more than 22,500 in the first eight months of the year.

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